Integration of Data and Interfaces to Enhance
Understanding of Government Statistics:
Toward the National Statistical Knowledge Network
NSF Grant EIA 0131824


Meeting Agenda -- May 15, 2002

9:00 Welcome and Personal Introductions [group]
9:30 Overview of the Project [Marchionini]
  • Research goals
  • Agency goals
9:45 Integration Scenarios [Haas and Hert]
10:00 UNC component [Marchionini and Haas]
  • Past work
  • Planned work
10:15 UMD component [Sheiderman and Plaisant]
  • Past work
  • Planned work
10:30 Break
10:45 Agency expectations and commitments
  • Fedstats
  • NSF
  • Census
  • BLS
  • EIA
  • SSA
  • NASS
11:15 Discussion: 
  • What is a statistical knowledge network? 
  • What are the components? [information resources, human resources, technologies]
  • What are the hooks to the data and resources you now have?
  • How would it be recognized? Evaluated? Supported/sustained?
  • What are the first steps to building it?
11:45 Logistics and next steps
  • Objectives for next six months
  • Next meeting(s)
  • Other stakeholders to involve?
  • Exchanges
12:00 Lunch
After lunch Working sessions for those who wish to join


The GovStat Project is managed at the Interaction Design Laboratory
at the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Last Updated 5/14/2002